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AXA Equitable Names John Carlson Senior Vice President Of Life Distribution Management

NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company announced today that John Carlson, 55, has joined the company to head Life Distribution Management. Mr. Carlson's title, senior vice president, is subject to board approval in February. Mr. Carlson will lead life insurance sales for AXA Equitable's third-party and career distribution channels, reporting to David O'Leary, executive vice president and head of the company's Financial Protection division.

"We have very ambitious goals for our life business for both our third-party and career distribution channels," said Mr. O'Leary. "Bringing John into this critical leadership role puts us in a stronger position to capture greater market share and achieve our aggressive growth objectives."

Mr. Carlson is responsible for sales of AXA Equitable's proprietary life products across all distribution channels. He oversees the company's life wholesaling teams, as well as national accounts and advanced markets. Mr. Carlson will also develop strategies for new and complementary life distribution opportunities for the company.

Prior to joining AXA Equitable, Mr. Carlson held several leadership positions in sales, marketing and product management for MassMutual Financial Group. Most recently, he was corporate vice president, national sales manager for the U.S. Insurance Group, responsible for sales of all life, disability, long-term care and annuity products. He also led external wholesaling, advanced sales, career brokerage and sales operations for the company. Before joining MassMutual in 2002, Mr. Carlson held senior sales positions at CIGNA Healthcare; Bankers Systems; Digital Equipment Corporation; and Wang Laboratories.  

Mr. Carlson holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Maine and an M.B.A from the University of Hartford. He also holds the FINRA Series 6, 7, 24 and 26 securities registrations as well as the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

About AXA Equitable's Life Insurance Portfolio

AXA Equitable's suite of life insurance products includes: Universal Life (UL), Survivorship UL, Indexed UL, Variable Universal Life (VUL), Survivorship VUL, Level Term, Annual Renewal Term, and Corporate-owned Life Insurance (both VUL and UL). Among many optional riders on its products, the company also offers a long-term care rider on VUL and UL, and this year introduced a groundbreaking market stabilizer option to its individual VUL products.

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